Target Audience

Who should take this course?

Any operative who uses a two-way radio within their role


Why take this course?

To provide radio users with a clear understanding of how to use and interact using a hand-held two-way radio.


Upon completion of these courses you will:

Upon completion of this course you will have an understanding of the key functions of a radio handset. Understand and know how to use the NATO Phonetic Alphabet and Numbers. How to carry out a radio check and finally use a radio confidently and communicate professionally.


What's my time investment?

30-45 Minutes

Course curriculum

  • 1


    • Aims and objectives

    • A message from our sponsor

    • Get to know your radio

  • 2

    Speaking on the radio

    • Letters, numbers and phrases

    • Quick quiz

  • 3

    Radio use and checks

    • Radio etiquette

    • Radio conversations

    • Quick test

  • 4

    Refresh and final test

    • The Radio use sponsored by DTS solutions final test

    • Thank you

    • End of course survey

    • Website links for this course


Training Lead

Claire Humble

Leading on Safety & Security is a former Senior Police Officer and HE Assistant Director; Safety & Security, with a stand out reputation for delivering Sector Leading Transformational Change, Leadership and Security Strategy at all levels of an Institution. Her in-depth expertise in Security Operations, Systems & Risk Management is underpinned by a Masters level Degree in International Security and Membership of the Security Institute. Her experience includes: Safety & Security Strategy, Systems & Logistics Leadership & Management Security Operational Procedures Crime Prevention Security Risk & Threat Assessment Emergency Planning Investigation Transformational Culture Change